πŸ“Œ 8 AI Startups raise $80M+

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TODAY’S RECAP πŸ—“οΈ

  • Maven AGI raises a $20M Series A β€” AI agents for enterprise customer support

  • Iris AI raises a $8.3M Series A β€” AI assistant for scientific research

  • ExpressionEdits raises a $13M Seed β€” Gene redesign using AI

  • Play AI raises a $4.3M Seed β€” Modular chain for gaming AI

  • 4 more rounds caught by my funding tracker

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1/4

Amount: $20M πŸŽ‰

Round: Series A

Lead Investor: M13

Maven AGI builds AI agents to improve enterprise customer support.

The platform provides conversational AI that instantly resolves customer issues through various interfaces like chat, SMS, and Slack. It also features a support agent co-pilot that enhances human agent efficiency by integrating with CRM tools such as Zendesk and Salesforce.

2/4

Amount: $8.3M πŸŽ‰

Round: Series A

Lead Investor: Silverline Capital

Iris AI is an AI engine that understands and processes scientific texts.

The engine uses in-house developed scientific LLMs to accurately categorise, navigate, summarize, and systematize data and facts from academic papers, patents, and other technical or research documentation.

3/4

Amount: $13M πŸŽ‰

Round: Seed

Lead Investor: Octopus Ventures, redalpine

ExpressionEdits utilizes AI-driven intronization technology to enhance gene expression.

The platform integrates millions of biological data points with ML algorithms to predict and prioritize key gene properties, enabling the automated optimization of gene design.

4/4

Amount: $4.3M πŸŽ‰

Valuation: $70M

Round: Seed

Play AI is a modular chain platform designed for gaming AI.

The platform aggregates and validates user gameplay data to create a marketplace for gaming datasets, offers a sandbox environment for developers to train gaming AI agents using decentralized compute, and includes an SDK for integrating gaming AI agents into games.

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ESSENTIAL INTRODUCTIONS

β†’ Firefly raises a $23M Series A β€” Cloud asset management with an β€œinfrastructure as code” solution

β†’ ZeroMark raises a $7M Seed β€” Auto-aiming system for rifles

β†’ 11thestate raises a $2M Seed β€” AI-powered platform for investors to claim compensation in securities fraud cases

β†’ Zendata raises a $2M Seed β€” AI-powered data security & governance

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